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Econ 919 — Holiday gift guide for the readers on your list

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Holiday season is in full swing. If you’re still looking for a gift for someone on your list, consider buying them a book.

Peggy Mullen and Monica Heath from River City Books in Soldotna have recommendations.

Several are by Alaska authors and illustrators. All are available at River City Books.

Kids and Y.A.

"A Boy Called Christmas" — Matt Haig

"The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street" — Karina Yan Glaser

"A Child's Introduction to the Nutcracker: The Story, Music, Costumes, and Choreography of the Fairy Tale Ballet" — Heather Alexander

"The Shortest Day: Celebrating the Winter Solstice" – Wendy Pfeffer

"I Would Tuck You In" — Sarah Asper-Smith and Mitchell Watley 

"Alaska's Animals, You and I" — Shannon Cartwright

"Dream Flights on Arctic Nights" — Evon Zerbetz

"Gone to the Woods" — Gary Paulsen

"Sunrise Summer" — Matthew Swanson

"The Wild Robot" and "The Wild Robot Escapes" — Peter Brown

"The Christmas Pig" — J.K. Rowling

"Change Sings: A Children’s Anthem" — Amanda Gorman

"Elatsoe" — Darcie Little Badger

Books for adults

"Cold Mountain Path" — Tom Kizzia

"A Thousand Trails Home: Living with Caribou" — Seth Kantner

"Vesper Flights" — Helen MacDonald

"The Boy, The Mole, The Fox And The Horse" — Charlie Mackesy

"The Invention of Nature" — Andrea Wulf

"Regeneration: Ending the Climate Crisis in One Generation" — Paul Hawken

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